Watch This 300-HP Renault Lift Its Inside Rear Wheel at Every Turn

This is satisfying to watch.

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If you've ever been to an autocross before, you may know front-wheel drive with stiff suspensions and heavy-duty sway bars actually have enough stiffness to occasionally lift the inside rear wheel through a turn. This 300-horsepower Renault time attack hatch is so stiff, it's bringing up a rear wheel whenever it's not going straight. We can't get enough of it.

Driven by Maurizio Silvestri, the Renault 5 GT Turbo benefits from a host of upgrades courtesy of in Correggio, Italy. In addition to the track-ready suspension and massive power upgrade, the little Renault also has a sequential transmission to translate all that torque to the road.

The result is what looks to be an incredibly fun and balanced machine, able to lift the inside rear wheel on command. The video below includes clips of the car at the Castelletto circuit from the trackside and in the cabin. Check it out here.

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